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from Weird Studies/Request List
  • Thomas Pynchon, Don Delillo
    • huh that is a really big omission! I think their work is pretty god damned weird in their way, and Pynchon is kind of foundational. Also Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian was weird enough to freak me out.
from White Noise
  • Anyway, White Noise is thematically timely and one of the best novels of the late 20th century according to Harold Bloom, who placed it in the tradition of "American comic apocalypses" that includes Melville's The Confidence Man and Thomas Pynchon's Crying of Lot 49. (I guess I'd put Infinite Jest and the work of Philip K Dick in that bucket as well). And it's due to be turned into a movie this year.
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Thomas Pynchon

17 Mar 2021 09:43 - 01 Jan 2022 07:48

    • Putting the control inside was ratifying what de facto had already happened—that you had dispensed with God. But you had taken on a greater, and more harmful, illusion. The illusion of control. That A could do B. But that was false. Completely. No one can do. Things only happen, A and B are unreal, are names for parts that ought to be inseparable...
      • Gravity's Rainbow